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Journal: Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IAJPS) (Vol.04, No. 03)

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Page : 599-603

Keywords : Hydrocele; clinical characteristics; postoperative complications;

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Objective: To assess theclinical characteristics, post-operative complications and recurrences rate in patients were underwent hydrocele surgeries at tertiary care Hospital. Material and methods: This was the prospective study, and has been carried in the general surgery department of LUH/Jamshoro. Study duration was one year 2014 to 2015. All the cases were selected from OPD of general surgery and after diagnosis of hydrocele were admitted in the ward for surgical treatment. All the selected patients were underwent different surgical procedures according to conditions. After surgeries patients were discharged on stable condition, and were advised for routine follow up for minimum 6 months. During follow-up period all the postoperative complications and recurrences rate were documented in the predesigned proforma. RESULTS: Total 41 cases were incorporated with diagnosis of hydrocele; mean age was found41.43+4.04 years.Right was more involved in 65.85% patients as compare to left side 34.15%.Swelling was in all cases, feeling discomfort found in 80%, following by pain, nausea and vomiting were found with percentage of 14.63% and 9.75% respectively. According to postoperative complications pain was in 04(09.75%), haematoma in 2 cases, edema was found in 3 patients, while recurrences was found in 2 cases out of 41, and 10 cases were not come in follow-up. CONCLUSION: In present study it is concluded thatpostoperative complications and recurrences rate of hydrocele was very low as compare literature. Surgical techniques should be applied according disease condition and its severity Key words: Hydrocele, clinical characteristics, postoperative complications

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